Iavoschi, Roxana-Ileana (2004) The Archangel Gabriel in history and tradition : an analysis of his role and function in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
|PDF - Accepted Version|
Reference to the archangel Gabriel occur in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. At various stages of their histories, the intervention of the archangel Gabriel is associated with a crucial phase of the development of that religion. Emphasis will be placed on the Sacred Scriptures of those religions, as well as extra-biblical documents such as legends, lore, and iconographical representations. This data will be analysed in order to examine why it is the same angel that associated with all the three religions, leading to an examination into the origins of the root of the name Gabriel, in the apocalyptic context of a divine intervention bringing hope and reassurance, and announcing the coming battle between the forces of good and evil.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Theological Studies|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Pagination:||vi, 92 leaves : col. ill. ; 29 cm.|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Bright, Pamela|
|Deposited By:||Concordia University Libraries|
|Deposited On:||18 Aug 2011 14:08|
|Last Modified:||19 Aug 2011 04:08|
Repository Staff Only: item control page